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Is a broken ankle be a contributing factor to peripheral vascular disease?

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In brief: No

No.

In brief: No

No.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Pvd is caused by cholesterol plaquing of the arteries.

In brief: No

Pvd is caused by cholesterol plaquing of the arteries.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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Dr. John Wylie
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

An orthopedic fracture would not usually contribute to or affect peripheral vascular disease.
However, a patient with preexisting peripheral vascular disease may have slower healing and risk the development of ulcers.

In brief: No

An orthopedic fracture would not usually contribute to or affect peripheral vascular disease.
However, a patient with preexisting peripheral vascular disease may have slower healing and risk the development of ulcers.
Dr. John Wylie
Dr. John Wylie
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